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UPDATE: It has been brought to our attention that there were inaccuracies in the full PAT list previously published, which FE Week downloaded from the DFE website. Whilst...
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The outgoing boss of the Education and Skills Funding Agency has fired a warning shot across the bows to all colleges on the importance of reliable financial and...
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Ofsted’s new chief inspector was vowed to “reset” the relationship between the education watchdog and colleges, in her first speech to the FE sector since taking over from...
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No college inspection report to have been published by the education watchdog since the beginning of the year has resulted in a higher grade. It’s part of a...
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College bailouts have cost the UK a whopping £140 million, the apprenticeships minister has admitted. Robert Halfon confessed to the House of Commons that by March the government...
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A government-backed careers company does not cater to every college around the country, including the whole of London, FE Week has learned. We have repeatedly pressed the Careers...
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Internationalisation of our colleges is not an academic nicety but a fundamental necessity, and there are many ways to do it, says Tracy Ferrier.  A lot of attention has...
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Two colleges in England have now gone more than 10 years without a full inspection – setting a new record Ofsted won’t be proud of.  Bridgwater and Taunton...
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Schools may see 14-16 recruitment as a threat, but there is a way to make it work, says Alison Maynard. Since legislation was changed in 2014 to allow...
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The colleges that are most successful at helping unemployed learners move into work have been named, in the latest learner destination data. The new experimental data on outcome...